LaCita Golf & CC Wins Interclub
LaCita Golf & Country Club went wire-to wire to win the 2010 Men’s Interclub Team Championship at Grand Cypress Golf Club in Orlando, April 2-3.
LaCita Golf & Country Club earned 214 points in the first round to lead by twelve points heading into the final round. In the final round LaCita was lead by Jason Snodgrass and his 37 stableford points to help his team finish with 201 points on the day, and a tournament total of 415 points to capture the title by seven points. This is LaCita’s second Men’s Interclub Championship title. Tampa Bay Golf & Country Club finished in second place with 408 points, while Heathrow Country Club finished in third place with 405 points.
After two rounds of playoffs, LaCita Golf & Country Club, in Titusville, won the Central Region. Tampa Bay Golf & Country Club, in San Antonio, emerged as the West Region Champions. Heathrow Country Club, in Lake Mary, grabbed the title of the Northeast Region. The Country Club of Silver Springs Shores, from Ocala, won the Ocala Region. Woodmont Country Club, from Tamarac, claimed the Southeast Region title, Pelican Marsh Golf Club, in Naples, claimed the Southwest Region, and Santa Rosa Golf & Beach Club, in Santa Rosa Beach, captured the Panhandle Region title.
In the State Championship, the six lowest individual net scores (highest net Stableford points) per team count. The team with the highest number of points will be crowned the Interclub State Champions. Net Stableford points are as follows: Double Eagle 5-points, Eagle 4-points, Birdie 3-points, Par 2-points, Bogey 1-point, Double Bogey or higher 0-points.
The Men's Interclub Team Matches began in January and included six weeks of home and away matches, followed by regional play-offs and a State Championship at Grand Cypress Golf Club. Matches are played on Thursday afternoons and utilize full handicaps (18.4 indexes and below) featuring eight players from each team competing against another local club. All competitors play an individual 18-hole match and at the same time, play with a partner from their team in a four-ball match against two players from the opposing team (2-man, best ball).
The FSGA maintains an easy-to-use scoring and standings section on www.fsga.org and each team has a captain who coordinates their team, organizes home matches and enters match results into the website.